Bigbird

Chance Vought Corsair

Shown here is a FAA Corsair with its wheels down approaching HMS Illustrious at a tight angle. Note the twin 4.5 in DP turrets almost flush with the flight deck and the batsman standing with his arms out ready to wave the Corsair in to land. IWM:A20995.

Chance Vought Corsair
Bigbird, Mar 13, 2009